Lenten Reflection, 1st Friday of Lent: Meatless

You can always tell when Lent is near each year because it's the time when Wendy's puts Cod bad on it's menu and people start playing George Carlin's old joke about someone still being in Hell after Vatican 2 on a meat rap because it's time once again to give up meat on Fridays. Except … Continue reading Lenten Reflection, 1st Friday of Lent: Meatless

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 7 : P1,S2 The Creeds

The latest in our series explaining & decoding the Catechism of the Catholic Church or what does the faith really proclaim. In our last entry we talked about man's answer to God's revelation and ended on how they are expressed in the creeds of the Church. The Catechism notes that there have been several creeds … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 7 : P1,S2 The Creeds

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 6 : P1,S1,C3 Our Answer

The latest in our series explaining & decoding the Catechism of the Catholic Church or what does the faith really proclaim. In our last entry we talked about Scripture and how along with manifestations and tradition both oral & written, God reveals himself to man. The question now before us is this: How does man … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 6 : P1,S1,C3 Our Answer

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 5 : P1,S1,C2, A3 …And Sacred Scripture

The latest in our series explaining & decoding the Catechism of the Catholic Church or what does the faith really proclaim. Last time we went into some detail on the truths of Apostolic succession and tradition are inspired by the Holy Spirit and commissioned by Christ and that they are not independent of but complementary … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 5 : P1,S1,C2, A3 …And Sacred Scripture

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 4 : P1,S1,C2, A2 Apostolic Tradition, Succession…

The latest in our series explaining & decoding the Catechism of the Catholic Church or what does the faith really proclaim. Last time we noted that while reason can be used to figure out God's existence God has chosen to reveal himself to man in a gradual manner, first through Abraham & the patriarchs, next … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 4 : P1,S1,C2, A2 Apostolic Tradition, Succession…

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 3 : P1,S1,C2, A1 God reveals himself

The next in my series of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Today we examine Part 1 The Profession of Faith, Section 1 I Believe We Believe, and Chapter 2 God comes to meet man. In our last piece we talked of the Catechism saying how man could know God by reason & his works … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 3 : P1,S1,C2, A1 God reveals himself

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 2 : P1,S1,C1 Man Needs God

The next in my series of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Today we examine Part 1 The Profession of Faith, Section 1 I Believe We Believe, and Chapter 1  Man's capacity for God. If you're going to talk about faith you have to talk about belief,  the Catechism addresses this first by looking at … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 2 : P1,S1,C1 Man Needs God

Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 1: The Prologue

4th Doctor: ...I'm taking the day off. 1st Romana: The day off? 4th Doctor: Yes. After a journey of four hundred years and twelve parsecs, I'm allowed a rest of fifty years. 1st Romana: Where does it say that? 4th Doctor: Section ninety three, paragraph two, laws governing Time Lords. You look it up. Go … Continue reading Da Catechism of the Catholic Church: Part 1: The Prologue